Global Patent Index - EP 0975803 A1

EP 0975803 A1 2000-02-02 - METHOD FOR ASSESSING PROSTATE CANCER

Title (en)

METHOD FOR ASSESSING PROSTATE CANCER

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUR BESTIMMUNG VON PROSTATAKREBS

Title (fr)

METHODE D'EVALUATION D'UN CANCER DE LA PROSTATE

Publication

EP 0975803 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98915267 A

Priority

  • US 9806621 W
  • US 83274597 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9845479A1] A method of determining the severity of prostatic cancer includes measuring the level of amplification of the HER-2/neu gene in a sample of prostate tissue by fluorescence in-situ hybridization and comparing the measured level of amplification of the HER-2/neu gene in the sample with the level of HER-2/neu gene in normal prostate tissue. A method for determining treatment for a patient afflicted with prostate cancer includes determining whether the number of copies of HER-2/neu gene in prostate cells from the patient exceeds four by using fluorescence in-situ hybridization and aggressively treating such patient having prostate cells with five or more copies of the HER-2/neu gene.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

C12Q 1/68; C07H 21/02; C07H 21/04; C12P 19/34

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

C12Q 1/68 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C12Q 1/6886 (2013.01); C12Q 2600/106 (2013.01); Y10S 436/813 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

CH DE FR GB LI

EPO simple patent family

WO 9845479 A1 19981015; AU 6949498 A 19981030; CA 2285929 A1 19981015; EP 0975803 A1 20000202; EP 0975803 A4 20020116; US 5994071 A 19991130

INPADOC legal status


2004-06-16 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20031216

2003-09-17 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20030804

2002-01-16 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20011130

2002-01-16 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

- Designated State(s): CH DE FR GB LI

2000-02-02 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991104

2000-02-02 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): CH DE FR GB LI